SURPRISE! ALEXANDER WANG SENT OUT A PARADE OF PARTY GIRLS FOR FALL

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A look from the Alexander Wang Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Alexander Wang Fall 2017 collection. 

With the fashion industry in a state of flux, there's something comforting about the familiar. Thankfully, we can always count on Alexander Wang to show us a good time, which is why very few editors batted an eye when the designer directed them to an unlisted address in Harlem on Saturday night for his Fall 2017 show — an invitation that explicitly came with the warning "no after-party." 

Of course, there was some subtext here, and although the disclaimer proved true, guests were greeted with a literal pyramid of Peroni kegs upon arrival (you may recall Wang threw a frat-themed after-party back in September 2011) and given wristbands à la Coachella or #WangFest to further throw them for a loop. The venue was the abandoned RKO Hamilton Theater; instead of seats, the audience filled in the standing space surrounding the elevated runway, beers in hand, as if waiting for a rock show. Metro Boomin warmed the crowd up with a DJ set, and before long, a sudden flash of strobe lights signaled it was time to get down.

In a move that should surprise no one, Wang focused on his ultimate muse — the too-cool-for-school party girl — for fall. The collection was done up almost completely in black, and included high-mileage closet staples that his longtime devotees will surely appreciate: oversize, tomboyish blazers and overcoats; boxy denim jackets; slinky, silk slip dresses; slouchy T-shirts and tank tops; body-hugging catsuits; and studded boots, in both heeled and flat iterations. Much like in seasons past, there was heavy metal hardware aplenty — particularly chain-strap handbags, studs that lined sleeves, hems and lapels, as well as large circular silver buttons. 

There was a new-ish Western element that permeated many of the pieces: leather pants and denim came super-high waisted, and metal fringe hung from shirt pockets, the backs of sleeves and a scarf-like collar, like some sort of goth cowgirl. As for the eveningwear, Wang went hard on the bling, too, accenting mesh minidresses — some with sexy, peek-a-boo paneling — with crystals and the aforementioned metal fringe. Like last season's customized "Wang Squad" airbrush tees, models were gifted novelty items backstage that lit up social media. Aside from the "no after-party" printed tights that debuted on the runway, we spotted denim pieces and T-shirts that read "for drugs," "best high you can buy" and "party animal" spelled out in early aughts-esque rhinestones. A selection of these off-runway items will go up for sale on Wang's website and in his retail stores on Sunday — and will surely inspire more than a few fast-fashion knockoffs in the months ahead.

Once the finale rolled around, models walked straight off of the runway, through the crowd, out the back door and, presumably, into the night. Good thing they were already dressed — we'd hate for them to waste some precious party time.

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Emma Roberts Wears Alexander McQueen to Debut “Scream Queens”

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Emma Roberts recently attended the premiere of her new show Scream Queens clad in a charming floral mini dress from Alexander McQueen, paired with pale grey leather Alexander McQueen Metal Heel Sandals. These shoes are not yet available to the general public, but you can shop a selection of Alexander McQueen footwear at Saks.

Ryan Murphy’s latest creation, Scream Queens, is quite possibly TV’s most high-profile new show for fall. This horror-comedy concept series also stars Lea Michele, horror movie pro Jamie Lee Curtis, Abigail Breslin and Joe Jonas, among others. Scream Queens made its debut on the airwaves last night, and will continue to air on Tuesdays at 8pm EST on FOX.

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Alexander McQueen Legend Bag Campaign

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On its way to become the next big thing, the Alexander McQueen Legend Bag, here’s another snapshot of this beauty. The Legend bag is a big promise; it’s as charming as the Heroine Tote, made with larger compartments and curvier shape.

READ: Alexander McQueen Legend Bag Collection

Packed with style and charisma, this bag uplift your outfit to the next level. Made for multiple purposes – for work, casual, weekend, you name it. Crafted from impeccable craftsmanship, with attention to the tiniest details, carry it with a strap on your shoulder and with a pair of high heels underneath.

Alexander McQueen Legend Small Bag
Size: 14 x 17 x 7 (H x W x D)
Price: $1535 USD, €1045 euro

Alexander McQueen Legend Bag
Size: 30 x 33 x 15 (H x W x D) in cm
Price: $2195, €1395 euro

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Introducing the Alexander McQueen Legend Handbag

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Alexander Wang Marion Prisma Bag

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Alexander Wang Marion Prisma Bag in Black And Rose Gold Leather for $675 via SSENSE

Alexander Wang has cool designs, you know, we just showcased the Alexander Wang Fall Winter 2015 Bag Collection Preview. And the latest Dumbo Backpack or the Bucket Bag. But if you want to taste the most delicious of the delicious, we need to take you back in time. Way back when the Alexander Wang Marion Bag was just released.

It’s made to be classic and it’s still is. A gorgeous mini squared bag, beautified with
base corners. Carry it on your shoulder or cross body, and if you put it on the table, it stands. A bag that holds shape is what you need.

While the Alexander Wang Marion Bag comes in different leathers and hardware, I’d like to mention the classic version. Oh my, black with rose gold hardware, that’s the bag that everyone is talking about.

This version is a new style, the base corners are redesigned, but the others elements are still there. Please meet the Alexander Wang Marion Prisma Bag, made from structured grained leather, a foldover flap and main compartments with push clasp. The shoulder strap can be removed or adjusted with lanyard clasp. Cinched at throat, with a zip pocket in the interior, it cute yet elegant.

Measuring 7.5’ x 7’ x 4.25’ (L x H x W) in inches, priced at $675 USD via SSENSE.

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Oh wait, here are more choices…

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Alexander Wang Prisma Marion Bag in Black on Black for $695 via SSENSE

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Alexander Wang Prisma Marion Bag in Black Neoprene for $325 via SSENSE

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Alexander Wang Prisma Marion Bag in Black Neoprene for $725 via SSENSE

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Alexander Wang Marion Bag in Black Pebbled Leather for $675 via SSENSE

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Alexander Wang Marion Bag in Grey Croc Embossed for $486 via SSENSE

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN FLOWER APPLIQUÉD SILK-BROCADE BOX CLUTCH

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Alexander McQueen was known for his cutting edge designs, his self named label continues this legacy. The label’s avant garde designs are probably best represented in their range of box clutches. The brand contrasts soft and feminine themes with their iconic skull motif as can be seen in thisOstrich feather clutch or this floral motif clutch. Following in the same floral motif collection, is this ice pink silk brocade clutch, which is covered in intricate appliqué of organza and crepe beaded flowers. The clutch is lined with luxe leather and contrasted with a pale pink Swarovski embellished skull clasp. This statement piece adds a level of feminine exuberance to any outfit and retails for $2,795. The bag measures 7” in width, 4” in height and 2” in depth, just large enough to fit your lipstick and cell phone.

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